The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released the the Consolidated Data Report, 2007-08 which contains the Annual Report of School Crime & Violence, the Annual Report of Suspensions & Expulsions, and the Annual Report of Dropout Rates.
Bill Harrison, former superintendent in Cumberland County Schools, was elected to chair the State Board of Education yesterday. To read more about his new role, please go to www.ncpublicschools.org and look under “News”.
On January 29, 2009 the Henderson Police Department received a report of a sexual assault.
The Henderson Mayor Pete O’Geary has called a special meeting of the Henderson City Council for the purpose of holding the 2009 City Council Strategic Planning Retreat.
A SOUP-ER SILENT AUCTION will be held on Friday, March 6, 2009 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the Relay for Life.
Recently Gov. Bev Purdue looted $50 million from the Education Lottery emergency fund. Consequently, Vance County Schools may not get its new facility. Any thoughts?
The Vance County Relay for Life has registered with Food Lion’s MVP program to have a portion of your grocery bill donated to the Vance event.
Photo by Copper Rain
by Elissa Yount While out and about in Henderson on Friday morning, there was a lot to notice.
We were unable to provide coverage of last night’s Vance County Board of Commissioners’ meeting due to one coughing little boy. He’s fine, but we still want to know what happened. Let us know on today’s open line.
Rental registration? Could this work for Henderson? Let us know your thoughts on today’s open line.
The Vance County Board of Education’s Personnel Committee will meet today, Tuesday, March 3, 2009 in the Superintendent’s Conference Room in the Administrative Services Center at 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson. No agenda for the meeting was provided.
This from Ray Griffin, Henderson City Manager: I am pleased to advise you that the recruitment, interview and selection processes for the position of Finance Director are now concluded.
I am sure that everyone is enjoying the snow today and I hope that everyone who has to travel today reaches their destination safely.
Photo by Mrs. Editor
Kerr-Vance Academy, Vance Charter School, Vance County Schools, Vance-Granville Community College, and Victory Christian School will be operating on a two-hour delay tomorrow, Tuesday, March 3, 2009.
Due to the possibility of icy roads tonight, the meeting of the Vance County Board of Commissioners will be called to order only to reconvene for tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. (not 6:00 p.m.). The public hearing for tonight will need to be rescheduled for a later date. Also, the Human Resources Committee meeting has been rescheduled for tomorrow at 4:30 p.m.
We received notice this week that with the passage of the federal stimulus bill, North Carolina is on track to receive about $6.1 billion over the next 27 months.
The weather report keeps saying snow, but as of the writing of this open line, I don’t believe it. The trend has been in recent years to “sensationalize” the weather and give us the worst-case scenario without regard as to probability. TV news executives don’t have to deal with rooms full of sullen, disappointed children the next morning when the ground is bare. With that, here’s the open line.
The State Board of Education will meet this week, March 4-5, 2009, in the 7th Floor Board Room (unless otherwise noted), Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.